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‘Solid’ trade for butcher and factory lambs at Kilkenny

Kilkenny Mart – sheep prices – 20-09-2021

According to George Candler, a smaller entry comprising some 650 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, September 20th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that store lambs sold “well” and “trade remained steady for all lots” at the weekly sheep sale.

“Both butcher and factory-type lambs met a good, solid trade,” he remarked.

Kilkenny Mart 20-09-2021:

Butcher lambs – €2.40-€2.82/kg or €128-€142/head:
  • 11 56kgs – €139;
  • 12 54kgs – €140;
  • 17 52kgs – €139;
  • 8 50kgs – €130;
  • 12 49kgs – €138;
  • 10 48kgs – €132.
Factory lambs – €2.40-€2.80/kg or €109-€125/head:
  • 11 47kgs – €115;
  • 8 46kgs – €125;
  • 10 45kgs – €123;
  • 12 44kgs – €118;
  • 14 43kgs – €116;
  • 10 40kgs – €111.
Store lambs – €2.60-€3.00/kg or €78-€105/head:
  • 10 39kgs – €105;
  • 12 37kgs – €100;
  • 12 36kgs – €99;
  • 26 35kgs – €105;
  • 12 33kgs – €89;
  • 16 31kgs – €85.
Other categories:
  • Cast ewes – €75-€150/head.

Kilkenny Mart report – sheep prices – 13-09-2021

According to George Candler, a smaller entry comprising some 750 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, September 13th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that better-quality butcher types went under the hammer at this week’s sale.

He outlined that cull ewes peaked at €151/head in comparison to price in excess of €200+ three weeks ago.

Kilkenny Mart 13-09-2021

Butcher lambs – €2.50-€2.90/kg or €125-€148/head:
  • 17 53kgs – €148;
  • 10 51kgs – €144;
  • 8 50.5kgs – €128;
  • 10 50kgs – €132;
  • 20 49kgs – €142;
  • 10 48kgs – €126.
Factory lambs – €2.40-€2.98/kg or €110-€131/head:
  • 21 47kgs – €125;
  • 10 46kgs – €120;
  • 8 45kgs – €111;
  • 10 43kgs – €114;
  • 8 42kgs – €111;
  • 8 44kgs – €131.
Store lambs – €2.40-€2.86/kg or €65-€104/head:
  • 12 37kgs – €104;
  • 20 35kgs – €00;
  • 8 34kgs – €97;
  • 10 33kgs – €80;
  • 20 31kgs – €85;
  • 10 26kgs – €68.
Other categories:
  • Cull ewes – €66-€151/head.
Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: Info@kilkennymart.ie or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.
Upcoming sales:
  • Sheep and calf sale – Mondays at 10 am with a dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

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